Who's Playing

SMU @ Louisiana Tech

Current Records: SMU 2-0; Louisiana Tech 1-1

What to Know

Considering their sizeable disadvantage in the spread, the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs can expect to have a real challenge on their hands Saturday. Their homestand continues as they prepare to take on the SMU Mustangs at 3:30 p.m. ET Sept. 18 at Joe Aillet Stadium. The Bulldogs will be hoping to build upon the 51-10 win they picked up against SMU when they previously played in December of 2017.

Things were close when Louisiana Tech and the Southeastern Louisiana Lions clashed last week, but Louisiana Tech ultimately edged out the opposition 45-42.

Meanwhile, SMU's matchup against the North Texas Mean Green last week was close at halftime, but SMU turned on the heat in the second half with 28 points. The Mustangs were the clear victors by a 35-12 margin over North Texas.

Their wins bumped Louisiana Tech to 1-1 and SMU to 2-0. Watch the game and check back on CBS Sports to find out who keeps up the positive energy and who hits a stumbling block.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Joe Aillet Stadium -- Ruston, Louisiana
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
  • Live Stream: CBSSports.com or fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Watch on your Phone: CBS Sports App
  • Watch on Connected TV: CBS Sports App on Roku and Fire TV
  • Ticket Cost: $15.00


The Mustangs are a big 10.5-point favorite against the Bulldogs, according to the latest college football odds.

The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Mustangs as a 13.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -108

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Series History

Louisiana Tech won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.

  • Dec 20, 2017 - Louisiana Tech 51 vs. SMU 10